Student Life: Health and Wellness

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Health Services:

We Keep Our Students Healthy, Every Day!

Prospective Students: Download the Pre-Entrance Health Booklet

Welcome to the Department of Student Health Services, located in historic Mac Vicar Hall. We hope you will take full advantage of the services we offer. We want to help you stay physically and mentally strong.  Students enrolled must present a current valid Spelman ID before receiving service.






Mission

The Department of Student Health Services works to help each student achieve maximum physical health for full participation in the educational experiences offered by the College. The Department of Student Health Services is committed to providing the highest quality of health care and health education to Spelman College students.

Emergencies

The Department of Student Health Services is available to handle emergencies during hours of operation. If the injured/ill person can come to the Health Services Department, they should do so. If assistance is needed with transportation to the department, please contact Public Safety at 404-525-6401.

After Hours

The Department of Student Health Services does not provide after-hours care. For severe injuries/illness, the student should go directly to the nearest emergency room.  If you reside on campus notify Public Safety at 404-525-6401.

Medical Excuses

Student Health Services does not provide medical excuses unless the student is first seen in Student Health Services and is prescribed complete bed rest for a period of no less than 24 hours.  The Office of Undergraduate Studies will be contacted on behalf of the student to alert faculty of the student’s absence from class.